Environmental Groups Respond to European Commission Climate Change Proposal

Last week the European Commission outlined its new policy proposal concerning renewable energy for 2030. European Commission president José Manuel Barroso announced the plan to reduce emissions to 40% of 1990 levels, compensated by increased investment in renewable energy. With this plan, renewable energy should account for 27% of the European Union’s energy by 2030. […]

Paris to Host Climate Change Conference in 2015

Following last month’s climate change conference in Warsaw, Paris has been chosen to be the host of the 2015 conference. This will mark France’s first time hosting the conference in its 15 year history. The Kyoto Protocol expired in 2012, creating the need for a new international agreement on the fight against climate change by […]